The proliferation of “Smart Cities” initiatives around the world is a part of the strategic response by governments to the challenges and opportunities of increasing urbanization and the rise of cities as the nexus of societal development. This Thematic Series presents significant research contributions related to the design and development of Infrastructure, Services and Applications for the smart cities and urban contexts.
Edward Curry, LERO at National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland
Schahram Dustdar, TU Wien, Austria
Quan Z. Sheng, University of Adelaide, Australia
Amit Sheth, Kno.e.sis Center at Wright State University, USA